Sep 18, 2010 7:00am EDT
weeks after being released from rehab, lindsay lohan says she's failed her latest drug test. could she be heading back to jail? a new setback for the troubled star, "today," saturday, a new setback for the troubled star, "today," saturday, september 18th, 2010. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on a saturday morning. i'm lester holt. >> and i'm amy robach. we're all certainly glad to have you back in the seat this morning. >> i'm glad to be here. i went east a little bit. so i'm wide awake. >> that's good. >> it's good to be back. we've got a lot to tell you about this morning. for sarah palin the big question people have been asking, will she or won't she run for president? but when you go to iowa a couple years before the election, that starts the talk all over again. it was the important state of iowa, palin spoke at a major republican gathering last night. that only heightened speculation about a possible run in 2012. we'll look at the possibilities in just a few minutes. >> all right. and then plenty of stormy weather, esp
Sep 9, 2010 2:35am EDT
we know there was damage there and in segerville, highland park, and lindsay and cook county. no reports of deaths from tonight's storm. >> before tornados started dropping down in north texas, we had record rainfall. one man died in the floods in johnson county. rushing water from a creek swept his truck off of county road 607. rescuers found james wright's body about 1:00 this afternoon. firefighters say they heard him screaming but they couldn't get to him in time. firefighters in arlington were busy this afternoon helping people escape from the rising water there. we watched person after person climb across a ladder at the willows at shady valley apartments. even a man with a baby strapped to his chest managed to get out okay, as cars were floating away. the water rose up to eight feet outside those apartments today. tonight, many people who live there cannot go back inside. channel 8 is live in arlington with their story. >> reporter: fire officials estimate most of than 100 people alone at this complex have been left homeless by these floodwaters. they severe damaged 14
Sep 24, 2010 6:00am EDT
says there's a problem undocking the ship. could be stuck for another day. lindsay lohan goes back to court after failing another drug test but no antics today. the judge has barred cameras from the courtroom. the judge will decide if lohan will actually return to jail this time. brian? >> it's been six months since health care reform was passed but a recent poll shows 61% of americans are in favor of repealing it. so if republicans are pushing for a repeal in their new pledge to america and some dems shying away from the issue on the campaign trail, how will this impact the midterm elections? we're back with former clinton advisor and fox news contributor dick morris. your former boss bill clinton said he was wrong in saying after it passed it would be popular. what do you do if you're barack obama knowing he's not? >> president clinton didn't get it passed. he's not experienced that. >> that's true. >> look, the -- nobody is mentioning health care reform out on the trail except the republicans who want to repeal it and the democrats who voted against it who are dumping on it.
Sep 21, 2010 7:00am PDT
about it next half hour. >> okay. >>> right now, we get to more trouble for lindsay lohan this morning. the actor is scheduled to appear before a los angeles judge on friday. where she could face another 30 days in jail for probation that has been revoked. and a bench warrant was issued for her arrest, following a failed drug test. mike von fremd has the latest. >> reporter: lindsay lohan has warned her friends she could end back in jail for twice failing her court-ordered drug tests. on her internet twitter page, she says, substance abuse is a disease, which unfortunately doesn't go away overnight. i'm working hard to overcome it." >> right now, she's done about 20 days. now, she can expect to have added consequences and do another 30 days. and if she has another violation, it might be more than 30 days. we'll just have to see. >> reporter: what makes this latest setback so sad is that lohan seemed on the verge of a career comeback. >> pull it together. you're a mess. do you think anyone wants to work with a drunk? take it from me. they don't. >> reporter: she mocked herself in a skit
Sep 20, 2010 6:00am EDT
. senator lindsay graham, republican south carolina, was a key to getting a deal to building a facility in the u.s. that could replace gitmo, a place in the u.s. that could you place a number of these prisoners. lindsay graham hasn't had a conversation about this since may. had he a good conversation going with the white house and it ended. he said it was if it were hit by a predator drone and went off the landscape. they recognized that nothing is going to happen on this and with a more republican house, a more republican senate, there's even less chance of getting any kind of a replacement forg gitmo. >> so this is even during the campaign, something that the human eye spar about a lot. >> you said it will never close. >> never close. >> i still think it should. >> one of the earliest goals was closing guantanamo. >> closed within the first year. >> yeah, you're absolutely right. it's sort of the political -- >> jimmy carter granted amnesty and broke said that he would close down gitmo. >> i can't wait to get jimmy on this show. >> he's got the book. i think he likes me, tom. >> wait.